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The Best Green Furnishings at Fiera Milano During the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair
Posted By Francesca Emily Amato On April 29, 2012 @ 11:30 am In gallery,green furniture,green Interiors,Green Products,Milan Furniture Fair | No Comments
Gufram  uses soft polyurethane, brightly coloured with washable, non-toxic dyes, to create the most unusual designs. Inspired by traditional car air fresheners, “Déjeuner sur l’arbre” can be used as a seat or even a coffee table.
Offset is an innovative set of tables designed by Tomàs Alonso for Maxdesign . In a home where the boundaries are ever more blurred, this table is structured as a modular micro-system – separate elements can be combined to suit different needs.
Zoom by Mobimex  offers a collection of simply designed and carefully crafted furnishings, in natural materials. Designed by Marion Klein & Jurg Conzett, the “Thin” table and “In-aga” shelf system are both made of solid walnut wood.
Kinnasand’s  “Hemp” collection is both natural and unique. Each textile is composed of antique segments, carefully selected, revived and assembled under the supervision of creative director Isa Glink.
Created by Javier Mariscal  for Spanish brand Mobles114, the aptly named “Green” chair consists of a recycled polypropylene seat set on a wooden or metallic base. The product is also 100% recyclable.
Stephen Burks ‘ collection of “Dala” seats are inspired by south-east Asia communities. Each seat is woven from an innovative eco-fibre made out of recycled food-and-drink packaging mixed with recyclable polyethylene.
Wood from wine barrels made in San Patrignano  gets a second shot at life in the “Barrique” project. The objects are conceived by well-known designers, like Fiorucci , and hand-made by people living in the community (which is a well-known drug rehab center).
Outdoor furniture specialist Tribù  unveiled a new collection that is made with few components, sustainable materials, and easily assembled. Created by Spanish studio Lievore Altherr Molina , “Branch” was presented in an evocative ‘outdoor’ setting.
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URLs in this post:
 Fiera Milano: http://www.fieramilano.it/en
 Milan Furniture Fair: http://inhabitat.com/milan-furniture-fair/
 materials: http://inhabitat.com/materials/
 Gufram: http://www.gufram.it/
 Bolon: http://www.bolon.com/
 Jean Nouvel: http://www.jeannouvel.com/
 Tomàs Alonso for Maxdesign: http://www.maxdesign.it/
 Zoom by Mobimex: http://www.moebelmacherin.ch/
 Kinnasand’s: http://www.kinnasand.com/en/home
 Javier Mariscal: http://www.mariscal.com/en/
 Stephen Burks: http://readymadeprojects.com/
 San Patrignano: http://www.sanpatrignano.org/
 Fiorucci: http://www.fiorucci.it/
 Tribù: http://www.tribu.com/
 Lievore Altherr Molina: http://www.lievorealtherrmolina.com/
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